Former WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. “was very upset and angry with myself” after testing positivie for marijuana in the wake of last September’s loss to Sergio Martinez.
HBO will broadcast a tripleheader on Sept. 28 featuring former and current titleholders in three marquee divisions fighting in three different countries.
Former heavyweight Eddie Chambers will debut as a cruiserweight on Aug. 3 against South Africa’s hard-hitting Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
The co-manager of Robert Guerrero has expressed extreme confidence heading into Saturday night’s clash with pound-for-pound kind Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Zab Judah’s win over Lucas Matthysse and Danny Garcia’s unanimous decision over Erik Morales will be aired Saturday night on Fox Deportes in advance of Garcia’s Showtime-televised April 27 clash with Judah.
A return bout between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would have to include Olympic-style drug testing and take place either in Las Vegas, Atlantic City or New York, according to Martinez’s advisor.
Tyson Fury, Steve Cunningham and others offered their thoughts on who will win Saturday night’s junior featherweight unification bout between Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Heavyweight Tyson Fury is 12 years younger, six inches taller and will be significantly heavier than his rival Steve Cunningham when they meet on April 20.
Popular opinion says that 6-foot-9 Tyson Fury is just too big for Steve Cunningham, but the former two-time cruiserweight titleholder says he has a plan to chop down the giant when they meet in the main event of an NBC-televised card on April 20.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has been sparring with a strong lineup of fighters, including unbeaten junior middledweight Hugo Centeno, in preparation for his April 20 clash with Austin Trout.
Four-division beltholder Juan Manuel Marquez was ringside for Saturday night’s victory by Mike Alvarado over Brandon Rios, as was WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley.